Dubai's new temple officially opens its doors to worshippers

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Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE's Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, has officially inaugurated Dubai's second Hindu temple in Jebel Ali.

Located in Jebel Ali, the new spiritual hub will be open to people of all faiths.

Over 200 dignitaries, including heads of diplomatic missions, religious leaders of several faiths, were also present at the opening ceremony on Tuesday.

"We are a community-driven temple founded in 2022. The Hindu Temple Dubai is a space informed by tradition, nurtured by faith and crafted for the future," a statement from the Temple Trust read.

The temple will be open daily from 6:30 am until 8:30 pm, with prayers held at 7:30 pm. 

Worshippers are encouraged to pre-book slots online.

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